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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Resources for Adults and Youth During COVID- 19

Adult Resources

Here you will find information about the changes happening in our community. Community Resources

WSU’s Elizabeth Weybright, whose research focuses on leisure and boredom, has insights for parents dealing with bored kids at home during this unprecedented pandemic. Click Here to Read More

At the request of Washington State University to encourage protection of the general public and office staff from infection of Coronavirus, the WSU Extension office in Cowlitz County will be closed immediately to the public until May 1.  To protect clientele and office staff, the office closure will continue until confirmed by Public Health that the health emergency is determined to be over.

 

“Protecting your finances during the Coronavirus pandemic,” Many excellent resources by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, click here.

Search Institute: Nurturing Relationships Online, Advice from Experts (YOUTH) – Check out this resource

 

Youth Resources

Explore 4-H WSU Extension

Here is a dynamic website with curricula and activities (and some activities that are PDF’s not just links)  that are research based and from trusted sources.  That’s was put together by Kevin Wright, Director

WSU Extension King County-   https://extension.wsu.edu/king/4-h/learning-links-4-h-and-more/

Browse free educational resources from WWF’s Wild Classroom, including species lessons, toolkits with fun activities and games, and expert webinars to bring conservation and science to life in your home. Explore conservation activities for kids

Here is National Geographic’s kids’ site: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com

Sign-up Genius has offered a very good list of creative activities!

https://www.signupgenius.com/home/fun-things-to-do-family.cfm?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Participant

This is a helpful list of tips for making the coronavirus crisis easier for children: https://www.mercycorps.org/blog/tips-helping-children-through-crisis?akid=10754.158011.NzBj4p&rd=1&source=ES0WUMSTZMNZZ0416201&t=4&utm_campaign=covid-19&utm_content=covid-19%2Bkids%2Bcultivation%2Bapr%2B16%2B2020&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cultivation

 

International Children’s Art Network, courtesy of All Classical radio: https://icanradio.org/

 

Lots of resources are found on this North American Association of Environmental Education website!

https://naaee.org/eepro/resources/virtual-tours-and-field-trips